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Why G20 summit stirs few hopes of real reform (November 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Nov 12, 2008

Why G20 summit stirs few hopes of real reform (November 2008)

In this letter, appeared in the Financial Times edition of November 12, 2008, Aldo Caliari argues that the low level of ambition for the upcoming financial summit of G20 members in Washington DC should not be a surprise. Unless a much more inclusive approach is followed, giving an institutional platform for the voice of all developing countries, it is unrealistic to expect much more.
Interpreting outcome of WTO talks no easy task for FFD negotiations (October 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Oct 29, 2008

Interpreting outcome of WTO talks no easy task for FFD negotiations (October 2008)

This article reports on negotiations leading to the Doha Financing for Development Review on the trade chapter, where deep divisions among country blocks on how the Doha FFD Review should interpret the record of the WTO round of trade negotiations -- that came to a halt earlier in 2008-- came to the fore.